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Captina Island
Captina Island is located in West Virginia
Captina Island
Captina Island
Location in West Virginia
Geography
Location Ohio River, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°52′32″N 80°47′11″W / 39.8756°N 80.7864°W / 39.8756; -80.7864
Administration
United States


Captina Island is an island on the Ohio River in Marshall County, West Virginia, United States. Powhatan Point, Ohio is located on the opposite shore from Captina Island. It lies at the southern end of Round Bottom with a stream-like channel separating the island from the West Virginia shore. Captina Island was once the place where watermelons were grown for the Marshall County Fair. It is part of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

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